containing

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

containing

  1. Present participle of contain.
    • 2013 May-June, Charles T. Ambrose, “Alzheimer’s Disease”, American Scientist, volume 101, number 3, page 200: 
      Similar studies of rats have employed four different intracranial resorbable, slow sustained release systems— […]. Such a slow-release device containing angiogenic factors could be placed on the pia mater covering the cerebral cortex and tested in persons with senile dementia in long term studies.

Noun[edit]

containing (plural containings)

  1. (in the plural) contents
    • Herman Melville, Pierre
      “Any, – all words are thine, Isabel; words and worlds with all their containings, shall be slaves to thee, Isabel.”